The Education Problem

In the modern day, the word Education is so mundanely used that it has almost lost its meaning. Most educational institutes infuse a set of values and skill and call it education. But we have to ask our privileged selves that is it all it is to education? If it is, then a trained monkey…

Exchange Programs at LUMS

LUMS offers you various opportunities to make the most out of your four year long journey, from suggesting possible internship places to providing avenues to socialize with a diverse group of individuals. You come here as a naive freshman, and learn to live with the constant pressure of meeting deadlines and networking your way through…

Quantum Dots and Other Oddities

The faculty in the physics department at LUMS SSE is engaged in research work that spans both theoretical and experimental realms with significant implications for modern technology. These projects exhibit diversity in content, ranging from quantum systems, quantum gravity, quantum optics, to theoretical optics and liquid crystal materials, spin, and NMR. Some of these projects…

Students Protest Against Stringent Security Measures at LUMS Convocation

Contributors: Awaid Yasin, Rana Saadullah Khan, Musharfa Shah On 1st June, an email concerning the upcoming Convocation Ceremony for the batch of 2017 was circulated by the LUMS administration to the entire student body. This email, serving to reiterate adherence to security protocol, cited the likelihood of the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain – by…

Few moments with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz

Dr. Ayesha Jalal, a renowned Pakistani-American historian on the globe, holds a unique conceptualization within the minds of fellow Luminites. Her dense and intellectually stimulating articles form a part of the perceived notions we hold dearly for her. We have decided to share her thoughts about the LUMS community as well.   Q: Was your…

Autonomy and Pakistan

In everyday rhetoric, we hardly use the word “autonomy” with any conscious thought. Most of us have heard it in a political context where a group of minorities, for example, is asking for political self-determination. What we fail to realize is that it has much profound and deeper connotations. Philosophically, a person is autonomous if…

Of CP and I

Intelligent, insightful reader; I have little doubt that you find class participation easy. I am certain that, with your wit and keen insight, you are able to easily contribute to any class discussion that you find yourself a part of. O contemplative purveyor of intelligent in-class comments; the chances are that you do not worry…